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Lot #373
Emperor Taisho

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Impressive DS in Japanese, one page, 23.25 x 17.75, November 10, 1915. Untranslated document in which Emperor Taisho confers the Third Class, Order of the Sacred Treasure upon important newspaper publisher Motoyama Hikoichi. Includes the award medal with neck ribbon and lapel pin in its original black lacquer case, as well as the document's wooden box. In fine condition, with some scattered wrinkling and creasing. Established as the Order of the Meiji in 1888, the Order of the Sacred Treasure is awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in a wide variety of civil or military services, ranging from research fields, to social work, to state and local government.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #529 - Ended June 13, 2018

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